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Indigenous Song and Dance

Taitung High School

Indigenous song and dance aren't just about passing down culture—they're also a big part of hanging out and partying. Through these artsy performances, indigenous groups show off their deep respect for nature, practical know-how in daily life, and mad skills in the art department. When it comes to dancing, indigenous folks often mix in nature vibes, like copying animals or acting out farm life. The moves are smooth and lively, giving you a taste of each group's unique dance style. And then there's the music. Songs are a big deal in indigenous culture. The lyrics usually talk about life, nature, love, and stuff like that, and they come with their own cool melodies and beats. Now, let's talk threads. Indigenous dance outfits are a real fashion show—they're all about bright colors, fancy embroidery, feathers, bling-bling jewelry, and whatever else represents their identity and culture. It's like a visual feast that tells a story.

Temple Culture

Thean Hou Temple

The Taitung Tien Hou Temple is a temple located in eastern Taiwan, dedicated to the worship of Mazu, and it's one of the significant religious centers in the area. The temple's architecture is unique, featuring colorful arches, intricate carvings, and dazzling glazed roof tiles, showcasing the rich artistic style of Taiwanese religious buildings. The temple is known for its vibrant worship culture. Devotees actively participate in various religious rituals, such as burning incense, seeking blessings, and paying respects to Mazu. Additionally, the temple frequently hosts celebrations and processions, drawing large crowds of believers and creating a strong religious atmosphere. With its artistic architecture and religious activities, the Taitung Tien Hou Temple has become a symbol of local culture and an important attraction for visitors.

Indigenous Culture Experience

Xiaomi Academy

At Xiaomi Academy, you get the chance to dive deep into the rich culture of indigenous communities. The mochi-pounding experience is an interactive activity that allows you to get hands-on in the traditional food-making process. Mochi, a unique traditional snack of the indigenous people, incorporates a wealth of cultural elements in its preparation, including the choice of ingredients and the methods used. So, while savoring the delicious treat, you also get to feel the unique aspects of indigenous culture come alive.

Leicha & Ground Tea DIY


Shuanglin Tea Plantation

Leicha specializes in a unique tea beverage called "pounded tea." During the crafting process, tea leaves are ground into a fine powder and mixed with various ingredients like peanuts, sesame, coconut, creating a distinctive flavor. At Leyin Tea Plantation, you get the chance to get hands-on with the making of pounded tea and experience this unique tea craftsmanship. Moreover, the plantation places a strong emphasis on the art of handcrafted tea. You can witness tea masters skillfully conducting processes like roasting, rolling, and fermenting the tea leaves, allowing you to taste the freshness and high quality of the tea. Here, it's not just about enjoying a delicious cup of tea but also delving into the intricate process of tea production and experiencing its multi-layered flavors.

Cabin English

Dayuan Elementary School

This volunteer work primarily focuses on simulating cabin scenarios, allowing children to learn and practice English in situations like airport boarding, in-flight services, and handling emergencies through role-playing. The volunteers aim to create an interactive learning environment, enabling kids to sharpen their English speaking and communication skills in real-life contexts. Such volunteer activities not only enrich children's extracurricular learning experiences but also contribute to developing their English proficiency and building confidence for future international situations. Through the dedication of volunteers, Da-Yuan Elementary School provides a fun and practical English learning opportunity for the children.

Ceramic crafting

Yingge Ceramic

The Yingge Ceramic DIY Experience is an activity where participants get hands-on in creating their own ceramic artworks. In Yingge, you can engage in this experience to personally craft ceramic pieces and enjoy the pleasures of pottery. The activity typically includes molding clay, using the pottery wheel, and other steps. Under professional guidance, participants have the chance to craft unique ceramic pieces that reflect their individual styles. This DIY experience not only provides a relaxing and enjoyable time but also allows you to appreciate the artistic process of pottery-making. After completion, you can take home the ceramic pieces you've personally crafted, turning them into unique handmade artworks and leaving with wonderful memories. The Yingge Ceramic DIY Experience combines art, hands-on creation, and culture, making it a fun activity suitable for participants of all ages.




Goang Xing Paper Mill

The paper-making experience is a creative hands-on activity where participants can actively engage in the process of crafting paper. This typically involves mixing, stirring, and pressing pulp to eventually form a new sheet of paper. Such an activity allows individuals to firsthand experience the art of paper-making, offering opportunities for creative expression by adding various colors or materials to create unique handmade paper products. The paper-making experience not only provides a delightful crafting time but also serves as a fun cultural exploration.

Large Paper Rolls

Bamboo Tube Rice

Bamboo tree

​Traditional food

Bamboo-tube rice DIY is a unique hands-on experience where participants can actively engage in making traditional bamboo-tube rice. This activity typically involves selecting ingredients, placing rice and other toppings into a bamboo tube, sealing it with a bamboo lid, and finally steaming or cooking. The process showcases the distinctive charm of traditional cooking and allows participants to experience the unique flavor of bamboo-tube cooking. Once completed, you get to taste the delicious bamboo-tube rice you've made yourself, all while experiencing the charm of traditional culinary culture. Bamboo-tube rice DIY is a delightful fusion of culinary experience and the joy of hands-on crafting, perfect for those who enjoy cooking.

Clay Figurine Molding


traditional crafts

Clay figurine molding is a creative hands-on activity where participants can mold dough into various shapes of little figures, animals, or objects. This crafting typically involves pinching, kneading, and stretching the dough to ultimately create small artworks with unique styles. Clay figurine molding activity not only offers the joy of artistic creation but also allows participants to unleash their creativity in making fun and distinctive dough creations. It's a fun crafting experience suitable for all ages.

Baked Goods

Courses on Experiencing and Practicing Glove Puppetry Culture

Chinese Opera Performer

​Traditional performance

The course encompasses various aspects, including hands-on experiences in painting opera masks, basic body movements, singing and playing traditional tunes, as well as off-campus excursions to watch live performances. This multi-sensory approach allows students to engage with different facets of traditional opera.

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